Jack Barrow

I write fiction and non-fiction sourced from pop philosophy, science and magick. My blog includes extracts from my upcoming books and previous works, plus occasional book reviews and sporadic outbursts on matters political, comical or just the downright infuriating. I’m preparing to publish a travelogue about a six-week tour of the 39 Historic Counties of England while trying to unravel life’s big questions.

Reality, atomic science and the Pope

This is something I wrote when I was recently asked to contribute to the Huffington Post Weird News, but apparently it was too weird for them; then...

Observations of similarities with Terry Pratchett are to be discouraged

The life of a writer isn’t always full of glamour. I’ve spent the last two months writing a manual for a laboratory machine that incubates water and...

R2D2 gets ready for The Force Awakens

R2D2 is looking forward to seeing #TheForceAwakens tonight & has been catching up on some of his favourite #StarWars moments.

Into The Woods: A Five Act Journey Into Story – book review

Into The Woods: A Five Act Journey Into Story by John Yorke Ostensibly this is a book about story structure in film rather than books, but the...